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Unit 4: Completing your doctorate in a timely fashion

R19: Thesis Boot Camp

This session is a day-long writing retreat. This provides a framework that supports writing with an aim. The day involves goal-setting and three intensive writing sessions. So come along with an idea of what you are going to write about/work on. You will also need to bring a computer with you. 

 Dr Debra Cureton, Doctoral College

Tuesday 26th November 2019 9am - 4pm MD165 Eventbrite Link 
Wednesday 19th February, 2020 9am - 4pm MD165 Eventbrite Link


Vitae RDF descriptors addressed in this session are:

Knowledge and intellectual abilities (A)
This domain contains the knowledge and intellectual abilities needed to be able to carry out excellent research.

  • Knowledge base (A1)
  • Creativity (A3)

Personal effectiveness (B)
This domain contains the personal qualities, career and self-management skills required to take ownership for and control of professional development. 

  • Self-management (B2)
  • Professional and career development (B3)

Engagement, influence and impact (D)
This domain contains the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage with, influence and impact on the academic, social, cultural and economic context.

  • Communication and dissemination (D2)